Supreme Court Case

Supreme Court Case

Supreme Court Case

In order to preserve and protect its independence, Grove City College refused federal student aid beginning in the mid-1980s. As a result, Grove City College argued its case in the landmark Supreme Court Case, Grove City College v. Bell. Today, the College remains a beacon of laissez-faire economic freedom in the United States.

Central to the College's identity is a spirit of independence. That spirit extends into every area of Grove City College life, including academic and financial independence. Against federal government oversight of our academic programs and finances, Grove City College is only one of a handful of institutions in the United States to refuse all federal funding.

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Past Presidents

Grove City College was the dream and lifelong work of the Ketler and Pew families. In 1876, Grove City College began with 13 students. By the turn of the century, the enrollment had grown to 660 students.

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Meet Our Team

​True to our commitment to freedom, excellence and independence, Grove City College charges its leadership team with the strategic steering and implementation of College goals.

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​There’s no better way to get to know Grove City College than to visit us and experience the campus.

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Pew Legacy

​Joseph Newton Pew was born in 1848, the youngest of ten children born to John and Nancy Glenn Pew on a farm in Mercer, Pa.

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Board of Trustees

​​Leaders from business, law and education, as well as many other sectors, comprise the Board of Trustees at Grove City College.

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GēDUNK Magazine

​Published three times a year for alumni and friends of Grove City College, The GēDUNK highlights campus news, student features and alumni achievements.

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​At Grove City you'll become part of a friendly, close-knit community where you'll have unlimited opportunities to grow and make an impact on our campus community.

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Alumni Council

​The Grove City College Alumni Council is a body of alumni who serve in an advisory capacity to the College on matters crucial to the College’s more than 25,000 living alumni. Each year, three Alumni Council members sit on the Board of Trustees.

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